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ABOUT First financial

Welcome to First Financial, where we specialize in providing flexible and creative financing solutions for our valued customers. With over 25 years of industry expertise and a track record of successfully funding millions of dollars in loans, we take pride in our ability to structure both conventional and highly sophisticated transactions to meet the unique demands of your business.
Our highly trained professionals are committed to understanding your specific needs and tailoring lending solutions that align with your goals. Whether starting a new venture or looking to acquire an existing small business, we offer a comprehensive range of lending products to fulfill all your funding requirements. Experience the First Financial difference and take the first step towards securing the financing you need. Get started today and let us help you realize your business aspirations.

  • Established in 1997

  • Nationwide Operations

  • Small Business and SBA Expertise

  • Offer a Complete Line of Funding Products

  • Exceptional Approval to Funding Ratio

  • Billions of Dollars Funded for Small Business

  • Express Loans with 30 Business-Day Turnaround

  • Special Loans for Active Military and Veterans (M5)

  • SBA Loans up to $5 Million

First Financial is based in Fort Lauderdale, with additional offices in Tampa Bay and Waco, TX. We work predominantly with individuals looking to break free from the corporate world and engage in first time business ownership.

Although we have repeat customers moving to purchase additional territories and simply expand, our expertise is to help those who want to start their own business but are uncertain of finance options.

SBA guru and franchise funding leader, Cindy Watson, leads the staff at First Financial. Cindy has over 20 years of SBA experience in small business financing. When it comes to the SBA program, there is no better resource. Whatever your financial endeavors, you always want to make sure you are dealing with an experienced and trustworthy company. First Financial leads the industry with hundreds of SBA loans yearly, a 4.9 rating, and over 525 5 Star Google reviews.

If you are looking for financing to purchase a new start-up business, acquire an existing business, working capital for an existing business, or finance equipment leasing, First Financial has options. Special discounts for Veterans, their spouses, and active military are available.


Check out our 5 Star Google Reviews!

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